"It seems like I've always had a knife. I about severed my left thumb making a notch in a willow for an arrow that I was designing at a very young age. I still have the scar. I always needed a knife to cut fish bait off the suckers for trout.…"
"Got my first one when I was around 10 or so.
Can't post a pic 'cause my Dad took it away from me after I carved my initials in a redwood 4x4 support for the car port.
Didn't want to scar up a tree.
Got a whippin'.
"I can't remember my first knife, I know I lost a lot of knives as a kid. I do remember two of my Dads knives. He had a large Swiss Army knife that he kept on a lanyard so he wouldn't lose it. I remember my Grandmother…"
"I think it's wonderful to be able to remember so far back Dale, just had a blur of unmemorable knives when I was young. The first one I remember was when I was 10 and my brother returned from the navy and threw me a knife from his bedroom…"
"My first knife.
I pilfered from one of my mother’s Butter Knife. Used the “grinder man” to reshape the blade .. making sure it was kept cool. I was 5.
Dad got me an Imperial small Stockman for my 6th b’day. On 180 acres ..…"
"No, no I don't. I can't remember which was my first knife, but I recall many of the first knives I had as a kid. A small Imperial peanut-type knife with yellow (plastic?) scales. A clip-point Imperial fixed blade with…"
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